Digital UI/UX Designer (Android/iOS)
Michigan, Benton Harbor
Our client, a Global Leader in the Consumer Appliance Industry has an immediate opening for a Digital UI/UX Designer for a 7 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.
Support user-centered design activities within the product development processes across all categories.
Contribute to the interaction design and write behavior specifications describing the user flow. Build visual specifications and style guides for mobile apps
Evaluate state of the art and emerging product design in competitive spaces and interpret relevant trends in user interaction technologies and practices
Understand our consumers' needs, behaviors and abilities and be an advocate for them throughout product development.
Create innovative user interaction designs for home appliance products and services that stand out in the marketplace.
Develop, conduct, and analyze usability studies; providing input and actionable recommendations to strategic partners.
Collaborate with other industrial designers, usability specialists, visual & motion designers, software specialists & other process partners across the globe in nurturing a world-class organization. And with all across brands, categories and regions to drive a consistent user experience throughout the organization
Needs to create/maintain reusable software elements for all the architectures & interaction modalities across different experience frameworks for all the global brands
Create user flows and high-fidelity pixel perfect mobile application mockups/comps
Maintaining the UX/UI framework for the designs systems
Create compelling, harmonized designs for both Android and iOS platforms
Work with agile teams to deliver the prioritized digital initiatives
Work closely with developers and design teams to create the digital experience
Translate and interpret brand guidelines for the digital space
Principles involved in the production of prototypes, wireframes and high-fidelity mock-ups
Building functional prototypes using external tools such as; proto.Io, Sketch etc
Knowledge of the digital design tools a must, for eg: Adobe CC suite, Sketch, Zepplin etc
Model core values of respect, integrity, diversity, and teamwork.
Bachelor s Degree in Graphic Design, User Experience, Interaction Design, or a related discipline
1+ years industry experience in designing & creating product or mobile user experiences
Portfolio of classroom or work projects that demonstrate the application of user-centered design practices.
Familiarity with understanding and synthesizing user needs through methods like: contextual inquiry, persona development or participatory design. Or with leveraging big data analytics to improve user experiences
Familiarity with evaluating products using: agile process, heuristic reviews, formative and summative usability studies.
Experience creating low-fidelity software prototypes using popular software tools is a plus.
Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office; Google tools preferred
Must be proficient in Sketch and Adobe CC; Zepplin a plus
Familiar with MacOS
IOS/Android design guidelines a plus